Legal Partner DWF explains how to jump first hurdle of pre-action conduct
The starting blocks to the first hurdle is the most important part of the sprint hurdle for athletes. Creditors, equally, need to get off to a quick start when recovering debt, complying with the Court’s expectations to jump the first hurdle of pre-action conduct cleanly before commencing proceedings.
The Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims (PAP) comes into force from 1 October and applies to any business – from sole traders to bodies corporate (including public bodies), when claiming payment of a debt from an individual, including sole traders.
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